[emacs-berlin] Jitsi setup

Dieter Klünter dieter at dkluenter.de
Tue Mar 31 18:55:57 UTC 2020

Am Tue, 31 Mar 2020 17:36:49 +0200
schrieb Michael Ebert-Hanke <michael at ebert-hanke.de>:

> I just found some forum post confirming Dieters remark about Firefox.
> https://community.jitsi.org/t/server-load-for-many-simultaneous-meetings/23877
> > If all of them are Chrome (simulcast) and let’s say all
> > participants in a meeting are sending video you need at least
> > 100Mbit upload/download per meeting and those numbers drastically
> > increase if adding just one non-simulcast participant (Firefox at
> > the moment, but we will soon change that :))  
> (The numbers refer to 20 meetings with 20 participants each)
> So it seems like it should be Chromium/Chrome.
> Chromium can be downloaded here:
> https://chromium.woolyss.com/download/
> <https://chromium.woolyss.com/download/>
> My comment regarding Chrome was aimed at using jitsi because it is
> free and open, so from this perspective it is not ideal to then use
> Chrome as a browser – this of course is an individual choice.

> Other than that regarding Ilia’s question I think Andreas is right.
> In theory though it might compromise the group in terms of tracking /
> data collection … but this is another story.

There are a few Browsers based on google opernsource parts, these are 

- Chromium
- Opera
- Vivaldi
- Epi
and a few more, I am not aware of.


Dieter Klünter | Systemberatung
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